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06.27.24

Preparing New Arrivals for the Workforce

A feature on how New York City is connecting new arrivals to work.

06.21.24

Hot Mic Friday with Maria Lizardo, NMIC

Watch these short videos on our YouTube channel.

05.20.24

Interview with Leslie Abbey, Chief Executive Officer of Hot Bread Kitchen

Greg Morris, NYCETC, sits down with Leslie Abbey of Hot Bread Kitchen to discuss their culinary program for new arrivals, employment in the food industry, and social capital.

03.29.24

On Women’s History Month

As we continue to navigate the uncertainties and complexities of a post-pandemic New York, with its associated and near hourly hopeful moments and heartbreaking ones, it is essential for each of us reflect on both the immeasurable fortitude and decisiveness that our City’s women have demonstrated each and every time NYC has been confronted with […]

03.11.24

What’s Going On! Labor Monday

Michelle Jackson, HSC; Greg Morris, NYCETC; and Maria Lizardo, NMIC are interviewed by Bob Hennelly.

02.29.24

Statement on Black History Month; For Jobs and Freedom

There is no shortage of dynamism among the members of our coalition. Regardless of the particular job title or communities served, the efforts to put New Yorkers on paths to work – no matter the starting point – are relentless and inspired. Embedded in these efforts – whether we call it out bluntly or now – […]

02.28.24

A Conversation with Ira Yankwitt, Literacy Assistance Center

This week Gregory J Morris sat down with Ira Yankwitt, Literacy Assistance Center to discuss adult literacy programming and the new RFP from the Department of Youth and Community Development.

02.26.24

Workforce Benchmarking Network Announced in NYC

An opportunity for up to 15 NYCETC members to participate in monthly activities, exploring how to use qualitative and quantitative data to understand their impact beyond required programs measures.

02.09.24

Pathways to Public Service Careers

At NYCETC’s annual conference on December 6, three prominent voices in workforce and related policy areas came together for a panel discussion of a significant yet underappreciated challenge facing New York City: the staffing shortfall in city government.

01.31.24

A Conversation with Lisa M. Flores, Mayor’s Office of Contract Services

In December, Gregory J Morris sat down with Lisa M. Flores, Chief City Procurement Officer and Director of the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services to discuss her role, contracting with the city and PASSPort.

Media Coverage

03.11.24

What’s Going On! Labor Monday

Michelle Jackson, HSC; Greg Morris, NYCETC; and Maria Lizardo, NMIC are interviewed by Bob Hennelly.

10.03.23

The migrant crisis must not harm human services

Op-ed by Michelle Jackson, HSC and Gregory J Morris, NYCETC

08.30.23

Rally in support of expanding TPS

1010 WINS includes Greg Morris speaking in support of work authorization for new arrivals.

07.11.23

Major Cuts To Rikers Re-Entry Services

Gregory J. Morris, CEO of the New York City Employment & Training Coalition joins Open Tuesday host Kibin Alleyne to discuss the massive cuts to workforce development, specifically with re-entry programs for the formerly incarcerated.

06.30.23

Advocates raise concerns over budget cuts to Rikers educational services

Greg Morris, the CEO of the New York City Employment and Training Coalition, joined NY1 political anchor Errol Louis on “Inside City Hall” to discuss the budget.

Press Releases

02.26.24

Workforce Benchmarking Network Announced in NYC

An opportunity for up to 15 NYCETC members to participate in monthly activities, exploring how to use qualitative and quantitative data to understand their impact beyond required programs measures.

05.31.23

New York City Employment and Training Coalition Congratulates Maria Torres-Springer on Expanded Portfolio of Housing, Economic and Workforce Development

In response to the news that Deputy Mayor Maria Torres-Springer will take on an expanded portfolio to include Housing, Economic Development and Workforce Development, NYCETC released the following statement

04.12.23

New York City Employment And Training Coalition Announces Six New Leaders Joining Board Of Directors

The new NYCETC Board Members represent workforce development providers equalizing access to employment in growing industries, providing professional networks, and offering dynamic training opportunities to New Yorkers devastated by the pandemic downturn.

03.21.23

An Active Market Labor Policy for New York City to Achieve Shared Prosperity

NEW YORK (March 21, 2023) — Today, the New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) released a report alongside the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School (CNYCA), and the Workforce Professionals Training Institute (WPTI) with recommendations for rebuilding the New York City workforce post-pandemic.

10.19.22

Google Awards $1M To NYCETC To Grow Tech Career Opportunities, Diversify Industry

Commitment from Google Announced at New York City Employment and Training Coalition Annual Conference For Workforce Providers, Partners Mayor Eric Adams, City Council Members, Labor Leaders and Others Spoke To More Than 500 Attendees In Support of Stronger Workforce, Economic Development Policies CLICK HERE TO VIEW CONFERENCE VIDEOS New York, NY – (Oct. 19, 2022) […]

10.06.22

Gregory J. Morris Named New NYC Employment and Training Coalition CEO

Morris Brings More Than Two Decades of Experience to New Role Leading the Largest City-Based Workforce Development Association in the United States New York, NY – (Oct. 6, 2022) — Today, the New York City Employment and Training Coalition announced Gregory J. Morris as Chief Executive Officer of the largest city-based workforce development association in […]

09.01.22

Report Reveals NYC’s Workforce Providers Face Inadequate Resources Despite Rising Demand

Report from NYC Employment and Training Coalition, Workforce Professionals Training Institute and the Center for New York City Affairs Follows Recent Commitments From City Leaders to Support Workforce Community Read the full report New York, NY – (September 1, 2022) — Local organizations connecting New Yorkers to the skills and training they need for better-paying […]

08.11.21

Diverse Coalition of Advocates, Educators and Community Leaders Map Out Blueprint for Fairer, Equitable Economic Growth

The NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative Blueprint outlines recommendations and priorities centered on economic development, workforce development, and affordable housing Read the Full NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Read the NYC Inclusive Growth Initiative’s Blueprint Executive Summary NEW YORK, NY – (August 11, 2021) — Today, a diverse group of emerging New York City leaders committed […]

03.23.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition & the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School Release New Report on Challenges Facing Workforce Development Community For Equitable COVID-19 Recovery

Since the start of the pandemic, New York City’s workforce development organizations are seeing anincrease in demand due to unemployment and job loss despite seeing a decrease in City and State funding 2020 saw the worst single-year NYC job decline since the 1930s; NYC jobs are 14 percent below pre-pandemic levels, more than double the […]

02.22.21

NYC Employment and Training Coalition Announces Six New Directors to the Workforce Development Leader’s Board

Six nonprofit industry leaders will serve on NYCETC’s Board of Directors to shape and lead the future of inclusive workforce development in New York NEW YORK, NY – (February 22, 2021) – The New York City Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC), the nation’s largest city-based membership association for the workforce development industry, has announced six […]